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a resume there. >> she does, wolf. wendy deng murdoch took us by surprise when she sprang into action to defend her husband. her toughness and resilience come as no surprise. when she lunged at the man with a shaving cream pie, wendi deng murdoch did more than just protect her husband, she left some witnesses surprised. millions of chinese cheering, and those who know her story, nodding. >> she is tough. she has taken the cards that life has dealt her, and she's played them to the hilt. >> reporter: and wendi deng was the daughter of a factory engineer, a student who excelled in volleyball. according to published reports, wendi deng befriended an american couple, they taught her english and sponsored herviews amp she lived with them in the u.s. in the 1980s. then according to reports had an affair with the husband. the couple divorced, then wendi deng married the man. >> she stayed married long enough to get a green card. some see it as ruthless, others see it as something that happens, and there -- i've got to say there are many, many chinese women who would trade plays -- places wit
was trying to get close to his face. the woman in gray deflected the man's wife. wendy deng the wife of rupert murdoch jumping up and slamming the man in the face. there's the images that we see now of the man after taken out by the bobbies in-. you see something all over his face. we don't know exactly what happened to rupert murdoch they cut out to only give us the shot from behind the scenes as opposed to the front shot that we had before. michelle, explain what was the security that allowed people inside this room? i imagine it's a lot of reporters, but was it open to the public? >> i believe so. i wasn't there. i'm watching it from inside of our newsroom, i'm obviously not at that location. we don't know exactly the level of security at this point. we would have to ask somebody nearby. it was interesting watching this. the entire proceeding was so orderly, very polite. as we all expected. we really didn't expect it to erupt into yelling or anything else that you sometimes do see on the floor of parliament because it was a question and answer and the question ker as well sometime
-- [bleeped] of course, the breakout star of the hearings was murdoch's crime-fighting wife wendi deng, seen here pummeling an idiot. [laughter] you know, i bet when rupert murdoch was 38 years old, he had no idea that somewhere out there in the world was a baby girl named wendi who would one day save his life. [laughter] but it wasn't just her ultimate fighting skills that captivated a nation. it was the clear displeasure that she took in listening to those who would question her husband. that is a look that says, "easy, girls. your time is near." that is a scowl. the last time i saw a look of disapproval that even came close the that is when welly geist stared down mark halperin after halperin called president obama a dick. >> i became part of the joke, but that's no excuse. i made a mistake, and i'm sorry. i shouldn't have said it. [laughter] >> jon: i wonder if wendi deng would approve of willie geist's scowl. no. seriously, her scowl puts his scowl... makes his scowl almost look like approval. you know what that means, scowl-off. let me try. here we go. oh, boy, i feel terrible. rushing
muttering, you greedy billionaire. the woman in pink, wendi deng slapped the assailant who falls backward. a self-described comic was arrested this. is the day ruperermurdoch and his son did not want to see. they were summoned to answer questions about the scandal that rocked the country, allegations of widespread criminal activity by reporters at murdoch's now shuttered tabloid "news of the world." listen to this for a man infamous for his arrogance and ruthlessness. >> this is the most humble day of my life. >> reporter: rupert murdoch born in australia, age 80, an american citizen, presides over a global empire with $33 billion in revenue. he's the boss, but the buck does not stop with him and he is not planning to step aside. ? because i feel the people i trust trusted, i feel i'm the best to -- >> reporter: at his son james, an american citizen, runs company operations in europe and asia. when he was younger, he was the family rebel. now if he can hold on, he'll take over from his dad. >> if i knew then what we know now we would have taken more action around that and moved faster to
-old wife, wendi deng, slaps the assailant, who falls backward. the man, a self-described comic, was arrested. this is a day rupert murdoch and his son did not want to see. they were summoned to answer questions from politicians about the scandal that has rocked this country. >> mr. murdoch, do you have anything you want to say to the victims of phone hacking? >> reporter: allegations of widespread criminal activity by reporters at murdoch's shuttered tabloid, "the news of the world," and a cover-up involving politicians and the police. listen to this, from a man infamous for his ruthlessness and arrogance. >> this is the most humble day of my life. >> reporter: there they were in matching suits, shirts and ties, the patriarch and the heir apparent of one of the world's mightiest business dynasties. rupert murdoch, born in australia, age 80, an american citizen, presides over a global empire with $33 billion in revenue. father of six children from three marriages, he's the boss, but the buck does not stop with him and he is not planning to step aside. >> because i feel people i
. >> and it was a fairly possible or thecle. >> who can argue she completely nailed that guy like a wendi deng action figure. >> she was facebook page. she was tiger mom and most women would have done if their husband was facing assault like that. she didn't waste a seconds. >> one of my friends, things don't work out with my wife, i'm getting myself a wendi deng. >> it's a shame the cameras didn't follow her, apparently after she gave him a sock, she continued to pummel him he he was led out to the room and went tenderly back to her husband and took a little of the foam off of his shirt. and that's what i want behind me in my corner when somebody's beating up on me. >> jon: what about the scandal itself, the hearings as i understand it continue. they have been expanded to include social mediaen that sort of thing. does the story continue. >> i think the story has a lot of legs, as mentioned last week, piers morgan the cnn host is now in the middle of this and goes way beyond whatever allegations prove to be true or not true about him. the british media culture, almost all of them were doing at one t
when she defended her husband ruper murdoch from a pie-wielding protester. who is wendy deng? that's coming up next. ♪ my only sunshine ♪ you makes me happy ♪ when skies are grey ♪ you'll never know, dear ♪ how much i love you ♪ please don't take my sunshine away ♪ [ male announcer ] as long as there are babies, they'll be chevy's to bring them home. ♪ >>> the british prime minister went on the offensive as he accepted the scandal surrounding news of the world. they told members of parliament he never would have hired the director who has been arrested in the scandal. cameron defended himself against the suggestion he had inappropriate conversations with murdoch executives about the mogul's bid for satellite broadcaster . >> i never had one inappropriate conversation. let me be clear i complete plea took myself out of any decision making about this bid. i had no in it when the announcements were going to be made >> i love the parliament. that comes a day after the dramatic appearance. the come interrupted by a protester who hit murdoch in the case with a pie. his wi
cream pie, thrown by a man identified as johnny marbles. murdoch's wife, wendi deng, leaping to his defense. more questions to rupert and his son james. louise mensch accused me not one but twice of boasting in a book that i had gotten scoops when i worked for the daily mirror. >> piers morgan side open until his book, clearly published before this whole controversy broke, that he had hacked phones, he said that he won scoop of the year for a story, and he actually gave a tutorial on how one accesses voice mail by punching in a set default code, and clearly from the account that he gives, he did it routinely as editor of "the daily mirror." >> absolutely wrong, mrs. mensch. i never hack aid phone, never told anyone else to hack a phone. here is what i actually said in the book "the insider." apparently if you don't change the standard security code that every phone comes with, then anyone can call your number and if you don't answer, tap in the standard four-digit code to hear all your messages. i'll change mine just in case. but it makes me wonder how many public figures and celebr
that everybody was talking about this week, wendy deng. i'll ask you about her. if you've not seen this video, we're talking about the wife of rupert murdoch, having the hearing in front of parliament. somebody tried to throw a pie in his face. look and listen to how she reacted. >> that's her in the pink jacket. she leapt over. it wasn't a pie as such, it was a symbolic pie. it was a paper plate with some foam. the idea behind a pie. >> there she is, folks. you see the arm go back and she just lets him have one. everybody talked about this. it stirred a lot of debate. she's sticking up for her man. >> it's her james bond moment. she's the heroine. he had hoped to pummel the pompous and huyou ha humi lie - humiliate the powerful. >> someone took this moment and animated it. >> i have to see this. >> hopefully we're about to -- >> hear them yelling in the background. you let us know when you have it ready. >> because you must see it. wendy deng has a checkered past. she was first married to jake cherry an american she met when she was just a young student in china. she was good friends with jake c
shouldn't have said it. [laughter] >> jon: i wonder if wendi deng would approve of willie geist's scowl. no. seriously, her scowl puts his scowl... makes his scowl almost look like approval. you know what that means, scowl-off. let me try. here we go. oh, boy, i feel terrible. rushing this morning to get a cab, and i accidentally knocked someone over. i know, willie, bad. i'm sorry. although many my defense, pregnant people take up a lot of room, and... oh, oh. anyway, that was rupert murdoch. what about england's second most powerful man, david cameron, whose hiring of the former "news of the world" editor andy colson as his press secretary despite colson having resigned in the first round of "news of the world" accusations. >> crunch time for david cameron. lawmakers are determined to ask him questions about what many consider an uncomfortably close relationship between him and rupert murdoch's empire. cameron ended a trip to africa early to make this appearance. >> jon: wow. ended a trip to be openly questioned by parliament. okay. i'll bite. if he's willing to do this, i imagine it'
to gravel before him. when the pie came, rupert was defended by his wife, 42-year-old wendi deng, and while she may have thwarted the pastry assault, it was his son james who tried to take the brunt of the questioning in their testimony before parliament. rupert murdoch's job was to dodge the questions. and he blamed others and his memory. check it out. >> i was not aware of that. >> i didn't know of it. >> i never heard of it. >> i don't have any memory. >> it does not appear he knew. >> his son carried however a much heavier load and often interjecting on his father's behalf. >> please, i can address these in some detail if you would allow me. >> we will continue, mr. murdoch, but it is your father who is responsible for the corporate governance so i would like to know what he knew, but i will come back to you. >> and for over two hours the two men answered questions about the massive phone hacking in the uk and here in america. >> as understood that the fbi are investigating 9/11 victims of you commissioning an investigation into these allegations. >> we have seen no evidence of that at
and thwart the attempt to harm her husband. i keep seeing headlines like don't mess with wendi deng. so what should have been a port mortem analysis of the testimony of two media moguls has now been obscured by laud tory coverage of mrs. murdoch. and what do we know of the pie thrower? his name is johnny marbles. i may have lost mine, but come on. this activist and comedian whose real name is jonathan maybells was somehow able to avoid security with his pie and get within inches of murdoch. let me remind you that "news of the world" once set up formula one president max mosely with prostitutes on their payroll, leading to that unforgettable headline f-1 boss his sick nazi orgy with five hookers. what's a foam pie compared to five prostitutes with cameras oú their bras? so now the attention is all on the pies and murdoch's wife, wendi deng. i'm calling it pie gate. what did wendi know, and when did he know it? that's all for "hardball." "the last word with lawrence o'donnell" starts right now.
a good right hook. >> whoa. >> reporter: 42-year-old wendi deng murdoch wasted no time. >> the stock rose tremendously. everyone now is wondering who is wendi deng. >> reporter: she is murdoch's third wife. >> she grew up playing volleyball growing up in china. >> reporter: she came to the u.s. in 1988 on a student visa. >> she moved here. ended up marrying her host father after having an affair with him. >> reporter: in 1996 deng single again but now with a green card graduated from yale with a business degree. >> did very well and became an intern at star which is one of murdoch's company's in asia and she turned out to have met him when he needed a translator on one of his trips there. so that was the beginning of their meeting and their romance. >> reporter: in 1999 she married rupert murdoch. 38 years his junior. >> you couldn't help notice the woman sitting behind rupert murdoch was half his age. when she jumped up to defend him that was the kind of love and compassion you see that i think any husband or wife wants to see. >> reporter: but she is also raising their two children and
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, wendi deng, as you saw the man with the shaving cream pie, and stopped him. what a moment that was. and there was a lot of tense questioning going on. also this answer session definitely interrupted as everybody saw the kerfuffle, skafuffle, take place. >> brave word choice for 2:00 a.m. fascinating story. quite a scene there in parliament yesterday. >> fun to get me giggling. >>> also this half hour a pennsylvania guy who thought he had d vered all his bases, this moron, while trying to break into an atm. he brought a sledgehammer, covered up the camera, but left empty-hand. wait till you hear the rest of the story. do you know the movie "barbershop," you can't bust into the atm machine? my the only one that paid attention? >> i thought the whole thing was to chain it up and tow it behind the pickup. that was the new thing. get the standalone atm and pull it along behind you. >> criminals these days aren't thinking. >> didn't work out. >>> also coming up a little bit later, remember that north carolina woman who was michael jordan's high school sweetheart? ed what the prom picture
it in his face, prompting an almighty reaction, particularly from rupert murdoch's wife, wendi deng. >> she moved faster than a navy s.e.a.l. and took out this guy, pretty impressive. >> she was closest, but nonetheless, she struck him with a right hand, and then she took the plate, which the attacker used to strike rupert murdoch and hit him back with it, give him a taste of his own medicine, and as we left the room, we were all asked to leave, that is the members of the press and members of the public. so that the session could be suspended. she was sitting next to rupert murdo murdoch, and she has had recognized that no real damage had been done. it was shocking, but no real injury, and she was sitting next to him smiling and pleased with the speed and the effectiveness of her reaction. >> jonathan, what do we know about the attacker? >> well, right after the attack took place, i started speaking to the police who were running arou. all they were lling me, this was a live incident and looking into it urgently. they have since said it was a 26 year old who they arrested on suspicion of as
on the pies and murdoch's wife, wendi deng. i'm calling it pie gate. what did wendi know, and when did he know it? that's all for "hardball." "the last word with lawrence o'donnell" starts right now. >>>
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combative rupert murdoch of legend was a different man today. his wife, wendy deng at his beck next to his lawyer joel klein and his son james at his side. the murdochs waited exactly 27 seconds to say "sorry." >> this is the most humble day of my life. >> i would like to say as well just how sorry i am and how sorry we are to particularly the victims of illegal voice mail interceptions and to their families. >> reporter: but sorry didn't mean they would admit knowing about widespread phone hacking and police bribery at the now- closed "news of the world" newspaper. though the lawmakers did try their best. >> mr. murdoch, at what point did you find out that criminality was endemic at "news of the world?" >> endemic is a very hard... very wide-ranging word and i also had to be extremely careful not to prejudice the course of justice which is taking place now. >> reporter: a criminal inquiry now under way let murdoch duck that question. but later, when he couldn't or wouldn't answer more pointed queries about who did know what was going on at the newspaper, his son tried to come to the rescu
's aide as he stumbled. and, what about the woman who saved her husband from humiliation? she is wendi deng, born in china, four years older than her step-son, an american citizen. she became rupert murdoch's third and fiercely loyal wife in 199 9. and the other theme that we heard over and over today from murdoch, father and son, was that they simply didn't know. they had no idea of this alleged criminality that was so widespread at "the news of the world." they said they would have moved to stop it long ago. diane? >> jeffrey, thank you. and there is one more thing we noticece there was one audience that gave a kind of minute by minute review of the proceedings today. take a look at what happened to rupert murdoch's stock price during his testimony. it kept ticking higher. at the end of the day, shares rose more than 5%, restoring $2.15 billion of the $8 billion lost so far in the scandal. >>> and we move on now to the 200 millions americans feeling the real heat tonight. sweltering in dangerous extremes. the smothering wall of hot air baking 36 states, making the air feel like almos
brought the shaving cream pie so to speak. maybe she would have gotten -- there's wendi deng, four years older than her stepson. >> like a 40-year agaggap. she's four years older than his stepson. got married in 1999. lucky he married a younger woman because he had someone to save him. >> she sprang into action, his infamous ego saying, nope, i have no blame to shoulder here. he continues on, that's for sure. >>> look what happened as well to news corp. stock price during murdoch's testimony, it kept ticking higher. at the end of the day shares rose more than 5%. the company restored more than $2.5 billion. that's a fraction of the $8 billion lost since the scandal first broke. >>> and now here at home to washington where president obama says that it's time to talk turkey now that a debt deal is in sight. as that august 2nd deadline looms. it is getting closer and closer. >> days away now. wall street though liked the progress. the dow jones jumped more than 200 points. abc's john hendren has the very latest. good morning, john. >> reporter: good morning, rob and peggy. americans are get
their bras? so now the attention is all on the pies and murdoch's wife, wendi deng. i'm calling it pie gate. what did wendi know, and when did he know it? that's all for "hardball." "the last word with lawrence o'donnell" starts right now. >>> tonight, the only thing wall street fears more than elizabeth warren is a tea party republican. >> zipity do-dah of >> the speaker walks out and lights up a cigarette and chain smokes it because he knows the guy behind him is trying to take away his job. >> my, oh, my, what a wonderful day. >> the speaker of the house tries the impossible. educating tea party republicans about the meaning of default. >> one-quarter of the entire house of representatives are freshmen. >> at the end of the day, we have a responsibility to act. >> almost toxic with some house republicans. >> a game of russian roulette. >> i'm sure we have some members who believe that. >> they're new. many of them have never served in public office before. >> congress is also feeling the heat. >> obviously, i'm not qualified to speak on behalf of the marks and what they will
this now. of course wendi deng is a sudden worldwide sensation. would your spouse do the same thing? that's the question. >> would you jump up to save your man? >> i'd like to think that i would do the exact same thing with as much vigor. in fact, trying to hit that guy so hard that you fall over. >> you have a fight streak in you? >> i think have a pretty good right hook. >> you could rough somebody up? >> if somebody got under my skin like that. >> we'll go into the parking lot after the show. >> i'll give it a go. >>> the warning going out to power plants and nuclear facilities nationwide. >> would-be terrorists have already been successful in getting jobs inside those plants. abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross reveal the disturbing new possibilities. >> reporter: u.s. security analysts say sabotage by an insider at a major utility could provide al qaeda with its best opportunity for the kind of massive 9/11 anniversary attack osama bin laden was planning. >> the only way you can actually kill the large-scale number of americans he literally was calculating was through
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